What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

26
MAY
Big Papa Mac's Bakerloo Breakdown
Cahoots

. Cahoots is a late night bar that transports guests back in time to post‐war 1940s and to an abandoned underground tube station featuring dazzling cocktails swing dancing and sing‐a‐longs around an old piano. Inspired by true events that occurred in post‐war…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 526200
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26
MAY
Dirty Fences + Dead Coast + The Whig Whams
Nambucca

. DIRTY FENCES: 10.15 ‐ 11.00Dirty Fences from New York City sling 70s street‐level punk rock and roll. Tommy Ramone beat. Harmonies. Tons of vocals. From fast slasher power pop tunes to country ballads to Eddie Cochran style parents‐just‐dont‐understand sex rock and…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02075 610815
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26
MAY
End of Exams Party #TigerThursdays
Tiger London

Celebrate your end of exams at Tiger Tiger London.End of Exams Party at Tiger Tiger London is the only place to be in the west end to celebrate your A‐Level results.Student Drinks Deals throughout the night with valid student I.D So whether…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02079 301885
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26
MAY
Eric Ranzoni - The Den at 100 Wardour St
The Den at 100 Wardour St

. Anglo‐Italian pianist and singer Eric Ranzoni also known as The Rockin Roman is a full‐time musician. Born in the swinging London of 1969 he spent the majority of his life between Rome and Milan. Solo or with other top musicians…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 144090
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26
MAY
ExtremeForum 2016
etc Venues in marble arch - Garfield House

Extreme Networks invites you to join the Extreme UK customer community on Thursday May 26 2016 at their latest Extreme Forum. The event will feature guests who will share commentary from the network industry there will be the opportunity to network with…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02088 112139
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26
MAY
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Celebrating our fourth year of hosting this fabulous show bookings are now open until 30 September 2016 with six lunch and dinner performances every week Thursday‐Sunday. And at the same time as offering 20 off accommodation to Faulty ticket holders were…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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26
MAY
Late Night Jazz - Earl Okin
Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall

. Renowned for his vocal‐trumpet solos Earl Okin is regarded as one of the most accomplished Bossa Nova artistes outside Brazil.Having worked with some of the biggest names of the 1960s including Wings and Van Morrison and written songs for the likes…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02075 898212
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26
MAY
London International Antiquarian Book Fair
Olympia London

A major three‐day event now in its 59th year is one of the largest and most prestigious antiquarian book fairs in the world showcasing rare unique and unusual items from 180 leading UK and international dealers. Browse and buy from a world‐class…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07817 765475
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26
MAY
Met Film School Undergraduate Open Evening
Met Film School

Our Open Evening event is for anyone thinking about our undergraduate courses in the creative arts including our BA Hons Practical Filmmaking. During your visit there will be opportunities to: ‐ Meet our industry‐professional tutors and get advice on your practical career…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02088 321928
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26
MAY
REALIFE TV
Barons Court Theatre

Dynamic young film‐maker Angela is excited by her latest assignment ‐ the case of the man with the missing past. What better subject for an episode of Realife the human interest series on prime‐time tellyBut soon she finds all is not what…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02089 324747
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26
MAY
Thursdays at 100 Wardour St - British Soul
100 Wardour St

A true UKs music icon making music and touring globally for 25 years Omar has worked with other musical legends like Erykah Badu Angie Stone Syreeta Wright Common and Carleen Anderson just to name few.From his first breaking through to worldwide renown…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 144000
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26
MAY
Wilson with special guest Robbie McIntosh
The Half Moon, 93 Lower Richmond Road

Melodic Roots music laced with harmonies. Wilson are a four‐piece band from Dorset England founded by singer‐songwriter Steve Wilson in 2013 and includes Simon Felton on bass guitar Timmy Wheeler on drums and Chris Rickard on keyboards. Their debut album Old School…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02087 809383
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26
MAY
Alain Souchon Laurent Voulzy
Eventim Apollo

Alain Souchon Laurent Voulzy at Eventim Apollo in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Alain Souchon Laurent Voulzy live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Billy Elliot The Musical
Victoria Palace Theatre

Based on the Oscar nominated film Billy Elliot ‐ The Musical tells the inspirational story of one boys dedication to his dream of dancing against all odds.The story is set in the north of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Cee Lo Green
London Palladium

Cee Lo Green at London Palladium in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Cee Lo Green live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Funny Girl
Savoy Theatre

Funny Girl at Savoy Theatre in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
GEazy
KOKO Camden

GEazy at KOKO Camden in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Gladiator Live
Royal Albert Hall

Ridley Scott's sword and sandals 2000 epic Gladiator will be presented live in concert for the first time in the UK as Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard's sweeping score is brought to life by the…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Jersey Boys
Piccadilly Theatre

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Kinky Boots
Adelphi Theatre

Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Kinky Boots live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Mamma Mia
Novello Theatre

Inspired by the iconic music of ABBA Mamma Mia is a musical written by Catherine Johnson and tells the fictional story of Donna who owns a small hotel on a Greek Island and her daughters…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Theatre

Motown the Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Motown the Musical tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Mrs Henderson Presents
Noel Coward Theatre

Mrs Henderson Presents at Noel Coward Theatre in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Phantom of the Opera
Her Majesty's Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webbers best known musical The Phantom of the Opera tells the dramatic story of a musical genius with a deformed face and his obsession with a chorus girl.Based on the French novel by…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Romeo and Juliet
Garrick Theatre

Romeo and Juliet at Garrick Theatre in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Romeo and Juliet tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Stomp
Ambassadors Theatre

Stomp is a percussion theatre company that employs day to day tools and objects as well as the body itself to create various sounds that complement modern stage movement. The tools used for the show…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
Sunny Afternoon
The Harold Pinter Theatre

Sunny Afternoon at The Harold Pinter Theatre in London on Thursday 26 May 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
The Book of Mormon
Prince of Wales Theatre

Nine 2011 Tony Awards say The Book Of Mormon is the Best Musical of the Year. Vogue says “It&39;s the funniest musical of all time.”  The New York Times says “It&39;s the best musical of…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
MAY
The Lion King
Lyceum

The musical The Lion King brings to life the story of young Simbas challenge to fulfil his destiny as king of the lions and defeat his tyrannical uncle in the process.The show features the enchanting…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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